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Jean Cash Duncan

August 21, 1935 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 86)

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Jean Cash Duncan, 86, of Beaufort, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Carteret Health Care.

Jean was born on August 21, 1935 in Louisburg, NC to mother, Gala Peoples Cash and father, Hillman Jacob Cash.

A memorial service will be at Ann St. United Methodist Church, 417 Ann St. Beaufort, NC 28516 on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 11 AM with Pastor Dennis Goodwin officiating. Following the service there will be a celebration of life at the Beaufort House (the Green Room and Black Sheep restaurant) 510 Front St. Beaufort, NC from 12-3 PM.

Jean graduated from Mills High School in 1953. She attended Rex Hospital Nursing School from 1953-1956. She was the head nurse in the surgical hall for 4 years until she married on August 5, 1962. Jean moved to Beaufort in 1995.

She is survived by her love of 64 years, John N. Duncan Jr.; children, John N. Duncan III and wife, Melanie, Martha Duncan Harrison and husband Arthur, Hillman C. Duncan and wife, Kate; 6 beautiful and loving grandchildren she loved so very much, John and Joseph Duncan, Caroline and Catherine Harrison, and Hillman Jr. and Colby Duncan; and many much loved cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Jean Leigh Duncan.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the ASPCA, St. Jude, and the American Heart Association.

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Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.

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Memorial Service
December 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Ann St. United Methodist Church (Ann St. Beaufort, NC)
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Celebration of Life
December 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Beaufort House
510 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
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